Setting up the Monitor Product Description The IBM ThinkVision L150 Monitor works with a computer with a suitable on- board sub-system or Video Adapter card that can support XGA 1024 x 768, SVGA 800 x 600, or VGA 640 x 480 at 75 Hz.
Workplace Preparation This section gives advice on what you should consider before you set up your monitor. Adjusting the Monitor Position Working Practices This section gives advice on how you can work comfortably and reduce fatigue. Height Position the monitor so that the top of the screen is slightly below your eye level when you sit at your workstation.
Gently wipe the device covers and the screen with a soft cloth. Remove finger marks and grease with a damp cloth and mild detergent; do not use solvents or abrasives. Never use flammable cleaning material to clean your IBM monitor or any other electrical apparatus.
Connecting your Monitor Be sure to read the 'Safety' Information located in the Monitor Safety and Warranty Information Manual before carrying out this procedure. Turn off your computer and all attached devices. Connect the signal cable to the video port on the back of your computer. This port might be directly attached to your computer (figure A), or it might be part of a video adapter card (figure B).
Turning on your Monitor d. Connect the power cord to the power port on the back of your monitor as shown in the illustration below. e. Put the stand cover (e) back then put the cable cover (f) back. forward tilt Insert the plug into a properly grounded electrical outlet.
Ensure that the CD drive letter is selected, and then select the DRIVERS folder. 10. Select IBM ThinkVision LCD L150 monitor and click OK. The files will be copied from the CD to your hard disk drive. 11. Close all open windows and remove the CD.
13. Click OK. 14. Ensure that the CD drive letter is selected, and then select the 15. Select IBM ThinkVision LCD L150 monitor and click OK. The files will 16. Close all open windows and remove the CD. 17. Restart the computer.
14. Ensure that the CD drive letter is selected, and then select the DRIVERS folder. 15. Select IBM ThinkVision LCD L150 monitor and click OK. The files will be copied from the CD to your hard disk drive. 16. Close all open windows and remove the CD.
Automatic Image Setup Image Setup ( When you first use your monitor you must perform Image Setup ( The Setup Utility procedure sets up your monitor to process the video signals from your included on the installation computer without image discoloration or smearing. After you perform Image CD is for displaying dot patterns.
Image Setup for DOS If the monitor is in sleep mode, it may automatically turn off while you are waiting for it to warm up. If this happens, turn off the monitor and turn it on again after a few seconds. If you are using PC-DOS/V, change to U.S.
Setup for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows XP To set up the monitor automatically in Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me, or Windows XP, do the following: If the monitor is in sleep mode, it may automatically turn off while you are waiting for it to warm up.
Manual Image Setup If the monitor is in sleep mode, it might automatically turn off while you are waiting for it to warm up. Normally, you can complete the setup procedure using however, if your screen image is still distorted after you perform ) or the User’s Guide and Installation CD does not run on your system, perform ANUAL...
Adjusting your LCD Monitor User Controls Accessible Via On Screen Display (OSD) User control features • Direct access controls • Main OSD menu controls Icon Control Image Setup Activates automatic image adjustment. Directly accesses the Brightness setting on Brightness the OSD main menu. OSD Enter Displays the OSD main menu.
The image is already optimized for many display modes; however, the user controls can be used to adjust the image to your liking. The settings are saved after adjustment and when exiting the OSD and will be effective thereafter. Operation •...
On-Screen Display (OSD) Controls The settings can be adjusted with the user controls on the On-Screen Display (OSD). Press the OSD Enter button ( Initial appearance of OSD The LCD monitor needs time to become thermally stable the first time you turn it on each day.
OSD Icon on Submenu Main Menu Image Setup Automatic Manual • Clock • Phase Color Image Properties 1. Preset Mode • 6500K • 7200K • 9300K 2. Custom • • Green • Blue Options Information Language Description Activates automatic image adjustment. Use the button to adjust the interference.
OSD Icon on Main Menu Submenu (Continued) Options Menu Position 1. Default 2. Custom • Horizontal • Vertical Factory Default • Cancel • Reset Accessibility • Button repeat rate • Menu time out Exit / Cancel Description Adjusts menu location on the screen. Returns the menu position to the default settings.
Further Information Display Modes For image problems, you may want to run AUTO Setup again before consulting this section. In most cases, AUTO SETUP can fix the problems. See Image Setup ( for DOS on Page 12 for details. Your computer controls the monitor’s display mode. Refer to your computer documentation for details on how to change display modes.
The fluorescent lamp in the liquid crystal display contains a small amount of mercury. Dispose of it as required by local ordinances and regulations. ® Partner, IBM has determined that this product meets the NERGY ® guidelines for energy efficiency.
Troubleshooting If you have a problem setting up or using your monitor, you might be able to solve it yourself. Before calling your retailer or IBM, try the suggested actions that are appropriate to your problem. Possible Problem Cause Computer does...
Possible Problem Cause Screen is blank Brightness and power and Contrast indicator is may be too steady green The monitor is in the Power Saving state The monitor is not receiving a video signal Screen is blank and power indicator is blinking green.
Possible Problem Cause A few dots are A small number of missing, discolored, or missing, lighted dots may be present on the screen, discolored, or which is an intrinsic characteristic of the TFT inappropriately LCD technology and is not an LCD defect. lighted.
If you are unable to correct the problem yourself, you may seek further help as follows: Call the IBM HelpCenter In other countries contact your dealer, retailer, or other IBM authorized If possible, stay by your computer. Your Technical Servicer.
Service Information The following parts are for use by IBM service or IBM authorized dealers to support the customer warranty. Parts are for service use only 31P9960 31P9963 31P9965 Model Type 6636-XX2 6636-AB2 Monitor - Stealth Black 6636-AB2 Stand - Stealth Black...
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